Kangaroo Island Ferry to Experience the Rugged Beauty of South Australia

Kangaroo Island, the third largest Island of Australia is situated 150 kms southwest of Adelaide. It draws adventurists, wildlife lovers and beachcombers from all parts of the world. The sweeping white sand beaches and nature reserves make KI an eco-tourism treasure of dazzling scenery all around. The island is home to a wealth of wildlife consisting of Kangaroos, sea lions, koalas, echidnas, pelicans and a lot more.

The land of plenty

Once you step off your ferry and set foot on the island, you will feel as if you have sailed yourself to another world and time. It’s simply impossible not to relax as you leave the city traffic behind you and give way to abundant wildlife, endless beaches. While on the island, don’t miss the opportunity to walk on the beach through a colony of sea lions at The Seal Bay Conservation Park with viewing platform to watch the sea lions in their natural habitat. Stop by the Seal Bay Visitor Center for refreshments and more information about these wonderous animals.

Remarkable Rocks are naturally formed windswept shapes, they are situated within the Flinders Chase National Park and provide a perfect backdrop for any photo op.

Visitors welcome all year round

You can visit Kangaroo Island all year round and experience its charm and capture images to cherish for a lifetime.

To make your travel a real breeze, Kangaroo Island Connect (KIC) offers daily ferry services to and from the island. Make advance booking to explore all the natural splendor of KI as the ferries are booked fast during the peak season.

Here are KIC’s Kangaroo Island ferry fare details for you:

  • Penneshaw to Cape Jervis or vice-versa: $25 per person, $18 for the child aged 3 to 14 years.
  • American River to Cape Jervis or vice-versa: $35 per person, $25 per child aged 3 to 14 years.

Kangaroo Island in South Australia is known as the nature’s playground.  Book your ferry from the Kangaroo Island Connect to find out why.

The morning departure schedule of the ferries to Kangaroo Island:

  • American River: 35 AM
  • Penneshaw: 20 AM
  • Cape Jervis: 10 AM

Once you have arrived on Kangaroo Island, you can enhance your journey by hiring one of our Mitsubishi Outlander or Mitsubishi ASX rental cars.

The ferry departs at 06.35 PM and 07.25 PM from Penneshaw and Cape Jervis respectively in the evening.

Note: The Kangaroo Island ferry fare details provided above are indicative only.  Check with our booking staff to get latest quotes on the ferry fares Kangaroo Island while making a booking as the fares may change according to seasonal demand